Bamboo for social housing? Base Bahay shows us how it can be done.

While bamboo is making a big impression in the international architecture scene, the tropical grass is serving social justice in the Philippines

How an act of resistance reinvented the Western Bicutan Tenement

Despite multiple eviction notices, residents of this Taguig tenement hold their ground and on to their spirit of place.

Will Alsop’s Chips housing project is fun without being capricious

Will Alsop's eye-catching housing building, Chips, in Manchester satisfies cravings for contemporary architecture fare

Zamboanga footbridge collapse wake up call for housing officials

With the collapse of a Zamboanga footbridge during an official inspection, substandard housing projects are now in the spotlight.

Must we pursue Iconism?

If we were to believe Jencks, Generic Individualism is today’s International Style. Is that what we want to do? Produce trophy buildings and icon wannabes?

Designed Better Extended: Fiesta Housing

This Design Better Extended proposal by Buensalido+Architects seeks to address social housing issues with a prototype that values the input and creativity of its owners